Andrea Mitchell

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American journalist (1946)
Mon Sep 09 2019
By   Alina

Andrea Mitchell has received it all when it comes to presenting news and reporting. Mitchell operates as a journalist for NBC News, and throughout her career, she has shown excellent skill and excellence. Read the further article to know more information about Mitchell and personal life. 

Early Life of Andrea Mitchell 

Andrea Mitchell was born in New Rochelle, New York, on October 30, 1946. She grew up in a Jewish family led by her dad, Sydney Michelle. Her father worked in a manufacturing company as a CEO and her mother, Cecile Mitchell, worked at the New York Technology Institute. 

Andrea Mitchell with Hilary Clinton
Snap: Andrea Mitchell with Hilary Clinton

She attended New Rochelle High School after which she went to Pennsylvania University where she obtained a BA degree in English Literature. With her first stint on KYW radio where she worked as a reporter, Andrea kicked off her journalism career. Andrea hosts Reports from Andrea Mitchell; news demonstrates that airs at midnight ET on weekdays.

Personal Life: Married Twice Altogether

Andrea Mitchell has a story to say about her love and private life like any other celebrities. The TV personality has married twice to Gil Jackson and Alan Greenspan. 

Wedding with Gil Jackson

She married Gil Jackson for the first time. Before the 70s, a relationship began between the reporter and Jackson that later led to marriage. Their marriage couldn't last long and separated only after a few years of their marriage. 

Second marriage with Alan Greenspan

Soon Mitchell moved on and started another friendship with an American economist, Alan Greenspan. Their affair at that moment attracted much attention from both the press and the public, as Greenspan is 20 years older than Alan. 

Andrea Mitchell  with her spouse Alan Greenspan
Image: Andrea Mitchell  with her husband, Alan Greenspan

But in April 6, 1997 in Little Washington, Virginia, the couple showed off the negativism and eventually tied the knot.

Husband- Alan Greenspan 

Her husband Greenspan is Federal Reserve chairman since 1987 and also served as chairman at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Ford Administration and the chairman of the National Commission on Social Security Reform in 1982 and 1983.

He holds Ph.D. degrees in economics from the New York University.

Greenspan is also an adviser and owns the Greenspan Associates LLC corporation. 

God-daughter: Lauren

Mitchelle and Greenspan have no kids but live with Lauren, their god-daughter. Between Andrea and her husband, who have been married for over 20 years, have become an inspiration for younger couples, as age and childlessness will never be a hurdle when love is concerned. 

Rumors 

Separation rumors about the couple have surfaced in past days about their childlessness. It has been revealed that Mitchell chose to adopt a kid at the age of 68, a move her husband vehemently opposed. But as time passed, the rumors were placed to rest with glaring proof that they are still waxing powerful.

Controversies

Likewise, when she leaked the identity of Officer Valerie Plame of CIA operation that led to her being questioned by the police, she made a headline of many newspapers. 

Not to forget, she was thrown out of the room by guards for asking pointed questions to the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in 2005. Mitchell reportedly asked questions like "Can you tell us why the violence is continuing? and "Can you tell us why the government is supporting the militias?" "Why should Americans believe your promises?" 

Net Worth & Salary 

Andrea Mitchell has a worthy net worth that she has to thank for having her expertise and consistency throughout her career years. She sits by many sources on a net worth estimated at $5 million

She earns as much as $750,0000 as her annual income, according to reports. Andrea earns cash from her own private assets in addition to her work as a news reporter. This involves her Andrea Mitchell Reports show, which over the years has accumulated many audiences. Mitchell owns her luxurious New York apartment where she lives.

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